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MBAA 651 Understanding Human Behavior, Leading People and Change in Organizations: Business Source Premier & PsycINFO

This guide will provide scholarly resources for topics such as leadership effectiveness.

Locating Articles on Leading People and Change in Organizations

Depending on your assignment, you may be asked to find articles about a variety of topics related to organizational behavior in order to support your ideas. Below are some recommended strategies particularly helpful for leading people and change in organizations. For additional tips on finding articles related to organizational behavior, please refer to the BSCI Organizational Behavior InfoGuide.

Using Library Databases to Search for Articles

Step One: Login to either Business Source Premier or PsycINFO and click Choose Databases.

Step Two:

  • Type leadership into the third box
  • Type effectiveness or performance into the second box (the word "or" is a search command)
  • Type another word or phrase into the third box that describes the your topic such as conflict

Step Three: 

  • Click the box for Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals
  • Limit articles by Date (optional)